U.S. Army awards $94 million to Agilent Technologies for radio test sets

SANTA CLARA, Calif., 12 April 2007. Agilent Technologies Inc. has been awarded a $94 million contract by the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command Redstone Arsenal. Under the contract, Agilent will deliver its AN/PRM-35 radio test set (RTS) over six years, beginning in 2008, to the U.S. Army Product Manager Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment organization.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., 12 April 2007. Agilent Technologies Inc. has been awarded a $94 million contract by the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command Redstone Arsenal. Under the contract, Agilent will deliver its AN/PRM-35 radio test set (RTS) over six years, beginning in 2008, to the U.S. Army Product Manager Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment organization.

Uninterrupted communications is critical to protection and management of deployed personnel. The RTS is designed to test field radios in harsh environments. It is part of the U.S. Army's Test Equipment Modernization (TEMOD) mission to improve the readiness and reduce operating and support costs of the Army's current and future systems. The contract includes up to 12,000 radio test sets and related services.

The Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command (AMCOM), is headquartered at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

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